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Music Review: Phish rock out with energy and urgency on their 16th studio album, 'Evolve'

Jul. 08, 2024 15:16 PM EDT

There might never be a more apt title for a Phish album than “Evolve,” the jam masters' 16th studio album and first in over four years. Just as this boundary-pushing quartet has progressed over four-plus decades by fusing rock, jazz, bluegrass and other freewheeling sounds,...

Steve Van Zandt gets rock star treatment in new documentary

Jun. 27, 2024 16:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Steve Van Zandt still looks every bit the rock star. But underneath his purple headscarf, paisley shirt and snakeskin boots, Van Zandt says he still hates being the center of attention. “I’m a bit of a contradiction and paradox,” he says,...

What to stream this week: 'The Bear,' Camila Cabello, Megan Thee Stallion and Celine Dion

Jun. 26, 2024 18:02 PM EDT

The life and style of fashion icon Diane von Furstenberg is chronicled in a documentary and albums from Megan Thee Stallion and Camila Cabello are some of the new television, movies, music and games headed to a device near you. Also among the streaming offerings worth your time as...

Today in History: June 18, Sally Ride becomes first American woman in space

Jun. 18, 2024 00:14 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, June 18, the 170th day of 2024. There are 196 days left in the year. This is Father’s Day. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 18, 1983, astronaut Sally K. Ride became America’s first woman in space as she and...

Meet Will Butler, the singer-songwriter who makes Broadway's 'Stereophonic' rock

Jun. 15, 2024 10:53 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The assignment was daunting: Write a song for an onstage moment of transcendence. Make it kind of funny and exciting and for a five-piece band. Write it so it justifies an audience sitting in their seats for two hours before they hear it. And, oh, it must plausibly be a rock hit...

Today In History: June 15, More than 1,000 killed in New York steamboat disaster

Jun. 15, 2024 00:09 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, June 15, the 167th day of 2024. There are 199 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 15, 1904, more than 1,000 people died when fire erupted aboard the steamboat General Slocum in New...

Prince collaborator Sheila E. says she's 'heartbroken' at being turned away from Paisley Park

Jun. 10, 2024 12:57 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Sheila E. figured she'd be welcome if she showed up unannounced to record some video at Paisley Park where the Grammy-nominated percussionist once collaborated with her mentor and one-time fiancée, the late rock superstar Prince. She was wrong. She said in an...

Today in History: June 10, the Six-Day War ends in the Middle East

Jun. 10, 2024 01:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, June 10, the 162nd day of 2024. There are 204 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 10, 1967, six days of war in the Mideast involving Israel, Syria, Egypt, Jordan and Iraq ended as Israel and...

Today in History: June 7, Supreme Court rejects contraceptive ban in Griswold v. Connecticut

Jun. 07, 2024 00:12 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, June 7, the 159th day of 2024. There are 207 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 7, 1965, the U.S. Supreme Court, in Griswold v. Connecticut, struck down, 7-2, a Connecticut law used to...

Today in History: June 6, D-Day in Normandy during World War II

Jun. 06, 2024 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, June 6, the 158th day of 2024. There are 208 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 6, 1944, during World War II, Allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy, France, on “D-Day” as they...